treatment-resistant depression

More Rapid Form of Brain Stimulation for Resistant Depression Worked as Well as Conventional TMS
Since 2008, when transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), it has been available to people whose depression has resisted conventional… Read More
Seeking the Optimal Dose for Ketamine’s Short-Term Rapid Antidepressant Effects
Although many studies in recent years have provided evidence that ketamine, an anesthetic drug, can provide rapid relief to people with deep depression, this research has not shed much light on what… Read More
A Cloud Has Been Lifted: What Deep-Brain Stimulation Tells Us About Depression and Depression Treatments
Some remarkable lessons have been learned by Dr. Helen Mayberg and her colleagues in their application of deep-brain stimulation in major depression. DBS is a pioneering experimental treatment for “… Read More
A Pacemaker for Depression and More
Even in abbreviated form, a career synopsis of Scientific Council Member Helen Mayberg, M.D., presents a remarkable set of achievements. Read More
A Return To Life: One Patient’s Recovery After Receiving Deep Brain Stimulation For Depression
For so long, Kathryn lived in a world of gray. Then, on a gloomy October morning in 2007, as she walked out into a mall parking lot, she was struck by the fiery reds and yellows of the autumn leaves… Read More